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A Randomized Trial on Home Telemonitoring for the Management of Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Publication Date: 
Aug 04, 2015

BACKGROUND: This study evaluated whether a home telehealth (HT) system enabling the patient to monitor body weight, blood glucose values, and blood pressure values, associated with remote educational support and feedback to the general practitioner, can improve metabolic control and overall cardi

Interventional decentralized telemonitoring: bridging the gap between patient's device and physician's needs in well selected indications.

Publication Date: 
Apr 02, 2015

Telemedicine comprises different concepts aiming to close a spatial distance between practitioner, medical staff and patient. It's functionality can include mere data transmission but extend as well to triggering alarms or enable consultation and therapy suggestions.

Symptom prevalence and physiologic biomarkers among adolescents using a mobile phone intervention following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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Publication Date: 
Apr 28, 2014

PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To examine symptom reports and physiologic parameters in adolescents using the Eating After Transplant (EAT!) intervention during recovery after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

DESIGN: Repeated measures design.

Objectively assessed physical activity and weight status in Maltese 11-12 year-olds.

Publication Date: 
Jan 21, 2014

The objectives of the study were to identify levels of physical activity and sedentary time and assess how they differ by weight status in Maltese boys and girls. Participants were 234 Maltese children aged 11-12 years, of which 187 (80%) provided complete data.

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Outcomes of a 12-month technology-based intervention to promote weight loss in adolescents at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Publication Date: 
Jun 13, 2013

BACKGROUND: Obese adolescents are at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Obesity interventions delivered through media, such as the web and text messages [short message service (SMS)] may be beneficial when targeting obese adolescents..